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Shipping and Logistics MBA

Key information

Qualification type

MBA - Master of Business Administration

Subject areas

MBA International Shipping Logistics

Course type


Course Summary

This course is offered by Middlesex University Business School in conjunction with Lloyd's Maritime Academy. The programme curriculum has been designed to equip you with the knowledge and skills to further your maritime leadership and management career. The design and content of this MBA provides an integrated balance of management theories with their underlying practical application in the maritime sector. The MBA is the result of exhaustive research and has been developed in conjunction with maritime and logistics industry leaders, shipping executives, well-regarded academics and the next generation of management. The MBA begins with a compulsory two week induction providing students with the opportunity to access and familiarise themselves with our state of the art online learning portal and other resources available throughout the programme. Careers: The MBA not only benefits you as an individual, thus enhancing career prospects; it also proves invaluable to employers and their development. The confidence to operate across all areas of your industry; Enhanced capabilities to lead, think and act more strategically; Awareness of personal strengths and opportunities for improvement; The ability to apply knowledge as you learn it in real time and the real world. An understanding of the challenges in other sectors, industries and locations; A demonstrable ability to meet the challenges of a senior management role; The academic skills and intellectual habits to continue personal development after completing the MBA; Networking and support opportunities through lifelong alumni membership.

Different course options

Study mode



2 years

Start date



The first module will develop your advanced understanding of the context in which the maritime world operates. It will lay the foundation for; the economics of the maritime industry, the characteristics of demand and supply and their interaction in the various maritime markets; the strategic environment of maritime policy and administration; the key principles of maritime law.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

Students need to have a bachelors Degree or an equivalent qualification normally at second class honours or above; Candidates without an undergraduate honours degree must demonstrate a significant managerial experience and may be required to submit a GMAT test.

University information

Middlesex is a campus university based in leafy North London only 25 minutes from the buzz of central London. It has been excelling in teaching for over 130 years and boasts international campuses in Dubai and Mauritius. Their industry led, contemporary courses and practice-based teaching will help you to excel in the job market and become a leader in your field. Middlesex’s teaching is informed by the needs of industry, so you’ll develop the...more